Excellent art style.
Fewer bugs than console version.
Admirable opening, excellent conclusion.
Filled with magical, empowering moments.
Colorful, vibrant visuals.
Unique approach to mature topic.
Sacrifices enjoyment for story.
Tedious, simple puzzles.
A little unwieldy to steer.
By Gaming Nexus on June 24, 2013
A powerful narrative, imaginative puzzles, and strong presentation combine in Papo & Yo to result in one of this year's best gaming experiences. The emotional journey of Quico and Monster that comprises Papo & Yo leaves a long-lasting impression...90
By GameFront on April 19, 2013
If you are one of the lucky people who have never experienced abuse, you should play Papo & Yo anyway. It’s a beautiful and haunting game, and you won’t regret it. Just don’t expect your journey to last long or challenge you in any way.75
By GamesRadar on April 18, 2013
If you're willing to approach it with the understanding that it's a decidedly uneven experience, it's one worth considering, especially if your game tastes skew toward the unconventional.70
By GameZebo on April 18, 2013
Regardless, Papo & Yo is an essential video game experience, especially if you're after some meaningful storytelling in your game library. You'll smile, you'll feel sadness in the pit of your stomach, and you'll most definitely recommend it to others once you're done.80
By PC Mag on April 18, 2013
This South-American puzzle-platformer about a boy and a Monster drives home heartfelt themes that are bound to evoke emotion and consequential thought, even if the gameplay isn't...80
By GameSpot on April 18, 2013
The gameplay of Papo & Yo won't grab you, but its imaginative portrayal of a young boy's struggles makes it a worthwhile and special...75
By GamingCore on May 03, 2013
Zu viele Kinder müssen Zeugen des Alkoholproblems ihres Vaters werden. Zu viele werden von diesen Erlebnissen für ihr Leben geprägt. Einer ist mutig genug und erzählt nun seine Geschichte - in einer fantasievollen, traumatisierten...-